March 7th Events

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March 7th, 2007 (March 07 2007)EventBritish House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
March 7th, 2005 (March 07 2005)EventMass protest outside the National Assembly of Kuwait building for women s voting rights in Kuwait.
March 7th, 2004 (March 07 2004)EventNew Democracy wins the national elections in Greece.
March 7th, 1996 (March 07 1996)EventThe first democratically elected Palestinian parliament is formed.
March 7th, 1996 (March 07 1996)EventThe Hubble Space Telescope makes the first pictures of the surface of Pluto.
March 7th, 1994 (March 07 1994)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States rules in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use.
March 7th, 1989 (March 07 1989)EventIran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a row over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel.
March 7th, 1989 (March 07 1989)EventThe State Council of the People s Republic of China declares martial law in Lhasa, Tibet. Martial Quotes
March 7th, 1988 (March 07 1988)EventColombia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
March 7th, 1984 (March 07 1984)EventThe United States attacks San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua.
March 7th, 1969 (March 07 1969)EventGolda Meir nominated by the Labor party as the first female Prime Minister of Israel.Golda Meir Quotes
March 7th, 1968 (March 07 1968)EventThe BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.
March 7th, 1965 (March 07 1965)EventIn Selma, Alabama, State troopers and local law enforcement forcefully break up a group of 600 civil rights marchers. The event was televised and was dubbed Bloody Sunday.
March 7th, 1951 (March 07 1951)EventKorean War: Operation RipperIn Korea, United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
March 7th, 1950 (March 07 1950)EventCold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.
March 7th, 1948 (March 07 1948)EventThe Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.
March 7th, 1947 (March 07 1947)EventThe Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.
March 7th, 1945 (March 07 1945)EventWorld War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at Remagen, establish a bridgehead on Germany soil and in desperate fighting begin to establish a lodgement. This event shakes up the whole Western Front and greatly hastens the end of WW-II.
March 7th, 1936 (March 07 1936)EventWorld War II (Prelude to): In violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.
March 7th, 1926 (March 07 1926)EventThe first transatlantic telephone call was made from New York City to London.
March 7th, 1918 (March 07 1918)EventWorld War I: Finland forms an alliance with Germany.
March 7th, 1914 (March 07 1914)EventPrince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign.
March 7th, 1912 (March 07 1912)EventRoald Amundsen first announces to the world that his expedition has reached the South Pole, though they had arrived on December 14, 1911.
March 7th, 1887 (March 07 1887)EventNorth Carolina State University is founded by the North Carolina General Assembly.
March 7th, 1876 (March 07 1876)EventAlexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent # 174,465).Alexander Graham Bell Quotes
March 7th, 1862 (March 07 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Pea RidgeUnion forces led by General Samuel Curtis defeat Confederate troops under General Earl Van Dorn at Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas.
March 7th, 1850 (March 07 1850)EventUnited States Senator Daniel Webster gives his "Seventh of March" speech in which he endorses the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.Daniel Webster Quotes
March 7th, 1848 (March 07 1848)EventThe Great mahele (land division) is signed in Hawaii.
March 7th, 1827 (March 07 1827)EventBrazil marines sail up the Rio Negro (Argentina) and attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina. They are defeated by the local citizens.
March 7th, 1827 (March 07 1827)EventShrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.Ted Turner Quotes
March 7th, 1815 (March 07 1815)EventNapoleon I of France meets troops of the Fifth Regiment sent by Louis XVIII at Grenoble, and convinces them to join him on his march to Paris.
March 7th, 1814 (March 07 1814)EventNapoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.
March 7th, 1799 (March 07 1799)EventNapoleon I of France captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
March 7th, 1799 (March 07 1799)EventThe Royal Institution is founded.
March 7th, 1798 (March 07 1798)EventThe French army enters Rome: the birth of the Roman Republic.
March 7th, 1277 (March 07 1277)EventCondemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris. Philo Quotes
March 7th, 0321 (March 07 0321)EventRoman Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.
March 7th, 0161 (March 07 0161)EventRoman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire. Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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